News from Roanoke Rapids, Weldon and Halifax County

One of the City County Drug Task Force’s most wanted was caught this afternoon following a Crimestoppers tip.

Roanoke Rapids police and other law enforcement are looking for a man who escaped custody after reportedly stealing items from the toolbox of a truck parked at Lowe’s Home Improvement.

Thursday, 28 July 2016 14:32

Touch-A-Truck set Saturday

Ross McKinney simply wants to see parents and children enjoying themselves.

Thursday, 28 July 2016 13:45

Man charged in Tuesday B&E

A Roanoke Rapids man has been arrested for the second time in week on charges related to a breaking and entering, according to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 18:27

Dog which bit owner last week in quarantine

The Northampton County Sheriff’s Office reports a dog which attacked its owner last week is in quarantine

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 18:07

Task force puts two on most wanted list

The City County Drug Task Force has put two people on its most wanted list and also reports the surrender of a person wanted in Operation Fireball.

Captain A.M. Harris of the City County Drug Task Force and Northampton County Sheriff Jack Smith expect more joint efforts after raids in the Pleasant Hill and Gaston areas resulted in drug charges and the seizure of more than $40,000 earlier this month.

Three adults and three juveniles, who Roanoke Rapids police Chief Chuck Hasty described as active participants, have been arrested in two residential break-ins and the theft of a motor vehicle.

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 13:15

Trucker charged in morning crash

A Wilson truck driver was charged in a morning crash which occurred on Highway 186 in the Seaboard area.

Children spoke and shoveled dirt with dignitaries this morning as ground was officially broken on the new Manning Elementary School.

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